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Black & South Asian Women in the UK Have to Wait Two Months Longer to Land Their First Job, Despite the Highest Levels of Career Confidence
New report from Totaljobs and The Diversity Trust highlights career progression challenges for Black and South Asian women in the UK. Black and South Asian women have higher levels of confidence about their career trajectory than white colleagues, but face barriers to progression due to racism and sexism Two thirds of Black and South … Continued
Micro-aggressions have been part of my life for as long as I can remember. From my earliest memories in the hairdresser’s chair, fair or tanned (depending on the time of year) I aroused curiosity with my hair and eyebrows ‘too dark and thick to be English’. “Where are you from?” they’d ask. “Where did you … Continued
It’s been wonderful over the last few years to see the number of people demonstrating their understanding of gender diversity by adding their preferred pronouns to email signatures, business cards and professional profiles. 6 million people on LinkedIn have added their pronouns to their profiles in the last year alone and we know that approximately … Continued
Having been through the mainstream education system as a special needs student, I have definitely had my ups and downs. Primary and secondary school were fine (I did the same lessons as everyone else). However, attitudes changed when I left secondary school to become a college student.